Droid RAZR MAXX HD & RAZR HD Update to Android 4.1 JB Live

Droid RAZR M updateThe well-reviewed Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR MAXX HD are getting an update to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Over-the-Air. The update is being pushed out over time and should be available later  for manual download. Typically Verizon starts sending updates out slowly and then increases the push over time.

Verizon spokesman Albert Aydin announced on  last Friday(November 30)  that the update would start his week.  In general stronger pushes of the update start on Thursday and are increased over the weekend. We've several reports of users getting updates Over-the-Air today.

Besides adding well-known Jelly Bean features,  the update improves glitches and adds ISIS payments, full changelog follows.  While you are waiting for your update, you can view on your computer the latest Droid RAZR HD/MAXX tips and tricks.

If  you are a Droid RAZR MAXX HD owner you will be glad to hear that Consumer Reports rated it as the best Verizon Wireless smartphone, we will be compiling a best of list across all reviews which you can follow on our top best smartphones and tablets of 2012 page.

It is always a good idea to backup your data before any update and make sure your battery is at least 50% charged.  Installation will take a few minutes. you will not be able to make calls during the update process .

To manually check for updates, tap Apps > Settings > About phone > System updates. Your Droid RAZR HD downloads updates over your Wi-Fi connection (if available) or mobile network. It is
recommended that you download updates when you have a Wi-Fi connection.

Additional Update Features of the Droid RAZR MAXX HD and Droid RAZR HD:

  • Move between Home screens with more intuitive graphics and smooth transitions.
  •  Enjoy more reactive and uniform touch responses.
  • Improved voice and data connectivity.
  • ative calendar settings have been improved for a better user experience.
  • Improved reliability and connectivity of Back Up Assistant Plus & Visual Voicemail.
  •  Time stamp shown in outgoing multimedia has been corrected.
  •  Video calling portal and Accessories Application has been preloaded.
  •  Verizon Video has been removed.
  •  Color Application has been removed.
  •  Fully integrated Amazon app suite has been preloaded (includes Kindle, Amazon MP3,
  • IMDb, Audible, and Zappos).


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